Buffalo Sabres extend ticketing partnershipby jmaloni
Tickets.com, provider of state-of-the-art technology solutions to more than 1,000 sports and entertainment clients around the world, and the NHL's Buffalo Sabres today announced a long-term extension of their partnership centered on the ProVenue platform. The Sabres will continue to utilize the ProVenue ticketing platform to manage inventory for both the Buffalo Sabres and all live events and concerts at First Niagara Center.
The Sabres adopted the ProVenue platform in 2010.Starting in 2014, the Sabres and Tickets.com will integrate the ProVenue platform into StoneTimberRiver's Microsoft DynamicsCRM solution, giving the Sabres a deeper understanding of their fan base.
"Tickets.com remains an important partner of the Sabres," noted John Sinclair, vice president of ticket sales and services for the Sabres and First Niagara Center. "We've had an opportunity to help shape the features and reports available in ProVenue, and the high level of support we receive allows us to focus on better servicing our fans. We need to be nimble when evaluating new services for our fans, and ProVenue affords us that flexibility."
"The Sabres organization is committed to taking advantage of best-in-breed technologies as they grow their business - both inside and outside the First Niagara Center," said Tickets.com President and CEO John Walker. "As an enterprise ticketing platform, ProVenue was built for just such an organization. We're proud of our long-standing partnership and are excited about growing the Sabres business through our solutions."
Tickets.com is a leading provider of fully integrated event ticketing technologies, solutions and services for thousands of top arts, entertainment, and sports organizations worldwide. A wholly owned subsidiary of MLB Advanced Media LP since 2005, Tickets.com has regional offices across the U.S. and around the world. The company also sells tickets directly to consumers through its website, www.tickets.com.